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Illinois House Votes Against Making Obama Birthday A Holiday

Illinois House Votes Against Making Obama Birthday A Holiday

About a dozen of House members did not vote for the bill. If the bill had been signed into law, Obama's Birthday would have joined 13 other state holidays, including the birthdays of fellow former p...

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Tusk pledges to save Poland from European Union 'isolation'

Tusk pledges to save Poland from European Union 'isolation'

Marcin Antosiewicz, a reporter for Polish commercial WP TV, said the dispute over Mr Tusk "is about domestic policy - it's not about the EU". Mr Tusk is a former prime minister who has a long and bi...

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Death toll from landslide at Ethiopian waste dump climbs to 113

Death toll from landslide at Ethiopian waste dump climbs to 113

Hopes were waning for survivors, though an official with the city's emergency department, Nigatu Mamo, said one person had been pulled out alive on Monday, two days after the disaster. Last year, the ...

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Sean Spicer Delivers March 20 Briefing

Sean Spicer Delivers March 20 Briefing

It's not hard to imagine Press Secretary Sean Spicer double-fisting bottles of Maker's Mark and Pepto Bismol as the president fired off tweet after tweet. "So to look at some individual that was the...

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Man in custody over Brisbane shooting

Man in custody over Brisbane shooting

Today police arrested a 32-year-old Carina man at an address in Balmoral. The accused has been charged with attempted murder and will appear in court on Monday over acts meant to cause grievous bodi...

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Donald Trump Falls 208 Spots on 'Forbes' Billionaire Ranking

Donald Trump Falls 208 Spots on 'Forbes' Billionaire Ranking

Spangler, worth $3.7 billion on the March 2017 list , is head of a privately held business, National Gypsum, a producer of gypsum board, which is commonly called drywall. This year, Forbes welcomed ...

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Familia de Kim Jong- nam tiene 3 semanas para recoger su cadáver

Familia de Kim Jong- nam tiene 3 semanas para recoger su cadáver

Los cuatro hombres son los principales sospechosos de organizar la operación y reclutar a las dos mujeres detenidas, una indonesia y una vietnamita. El cadáver de Kim Jong Nam, el hermanastro de...

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Leeds set sights on Rangers star: Deal could hinge on this

Leeds set sights on Rangers star: Deal could hinge on this

The striker has scored 15 times in 31 appearances in all competitions and has reportedly caught the attention of a number of clubs. To further fuel the speculation, the Daily Mail have reported th...

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9-foot gator pulled from Tampa-area sewer

9-foot gator pulled from Tampa-area sewer

Ruel told WFTS Tampa Bay that the reptile got stuck in the street-level drain as it tried to get out of the sewer. The trapper had to tape his mouth shut, then push him back in, turn him around an...

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We do not want trade war with U.S., says Premier Li

We do not want trade war with U.S., says Premier Li

The Chinese Premier underlined the importance of the one-China policy, noting that it is the "foundation" of China-U.S. relations. Li said that a trade war of tit-for-tat protectionist measures woul...

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Killer croc captured in north Queensland

Killer croc captured in north Queensland

But get in the water he did. Within moments of hitting the water, a saltwater crocodile latched onto his arm. "It all happened very fast". "There was blood everywhere and he just wouldn't stop s...

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Quake of 6.4 magnitude shakes Bali

Quake of 6.4 magnitude shakes Bali

The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency measured the quake at 6.4 magnitude but said it would not cause a tsunami because the epicenter was so deep. "Dozens of our guests ran out...

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Sean Spicer: I'd be happy to rewrite NYT headlines

Sean Spicer: I'd be happy to rewrite NYT headlines

The problem, from the perspective of Mr. Trump's beleaguered political fire brigade, is that the president insists on dealing with crises by creating new ones - so surrogates, repeating talking points...

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Three suspects arrested after robbery at South African judges offices

Three suspects arrested after robbery at South African judges offices

The matter was the subject of a police investigation, he said. Fifteen computers from the human resources unit were stolen last week Saturday. The burglary drew condemnation from politicians‚ incl...

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I came in between the two: Yogi Adityanath on Rahul, Akhilesh

I came in between the two: Yogi Adityanath on Rahul, Akhilesh

Despite his rhetoric attacking Muslims, another Muslim minister in the Modi government, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, also defended Modi's choice, saying Adityanath would work for the party's agenda of "inclus...

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Cliff death inquests: Twins were found with parents ashes

Cliff death inquests: Twins were found with parents ashes

Pictured, Scott Enion , Gulf War veteran whose body was found below White Cliffs of Dover in an apparent suicide. Or if they had accidentally fallen to their deaths? "We know they were in London on...

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Central Texans land on Forbes 2017 billionaires list

Central Texans land on Forbes 2017 billionaires list

The number of billionaires across the world topped 2,000 for the first time ever, with the Asia-Pacific region home to more than anywhere else, 720 to be precise, according to Forbes' annual rich lis...

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United Kingdom to follow USA flight ban on larger electronic devices

United Kingdom to follow USA flight ban on larger electronic devices

Under the new arrangements, passengers boarding flights to the United Kingdom from the countries affected will not be allowed to take any phones, laptops or tablets larger than a normal sized mobile o...

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Chinese archaeologists discover relics from Ming Dynasty

Chinese archaeologists discover relics from Ming Dynasty

Historians say that almost 1,000 boats were loaded with money and valuables, all of which sank at the bottom of the river during the fight between Zhang Xianzhong and Ming Dynasty. By 2010, the local ...

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Britain orders devices ban on flights from 6 Mideast nations

Britain orders devices ban on flights from 6 Mideast nations

In a statement yesterday, the US Department of Homeland Security said it had taken action after intelligence suggested that terrorist groups were looking at "smuggling explosive devices in various...

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MP Leschenko asks law-enforcement organs to investigate Yanukovych payments to Manafort

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is wanted for questioning in Ukraine - but prosecutors there are confused why the Federal Bureau of Investigation won't help them. Les...

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Goa CM Parrikar allots portfolios to Cabinet Ministers

Goa CM Parrikar allots portfolios to Cabinet Ministers

Parrikar won the crucial floor test after the BJP succeeded in securing the number of legislators required for government formation by enlisting the support of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP)...

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United States proposes alternative dates for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting

In his post-meeting statement, Davis said Mattis and Stoltenberg discussed ways to encourage allies to assume a more equitable share of alliance security and defense responsibilities. "Montenegro's pa...

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France's Macron passes first of three big tests

France's Macron passes first of three big tests

Macron, in turn, accused Le Pen of using Islam to divide the French. "I just can not summarize what you are saying", Le Pen said to Macron near midnight in a condescending tone, as the candidates sh...

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Thousands of Iraqis Seek Shelter in Syrian Kurdish Camp after Fleeing Mosul

Mosul's Great Mosque of al-Nuri is where Islamic State leader Baghdadi is believed to have delivered a sermon in which he declared an Islamic State caliphate . Yarallah added that army troops also r...

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MP Yogi promises 'sabka vikas' with CM Yogi

MP Yogi promises 'sabka vikas' with CM Yogi

BJP had not fielded any Muslim candidate in the Assembly polls. "In Uttar Pradesh past year, under the SP government, there were 403 small riots, but not a single one of them in Gorakhpur", he said, a...

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McConnell vows Senate will take up ObamaCare repeal next week

McConnell vows Senate will take up ObamaCare repeal next week

The answer to that question is just now coming into focus. Supporters of "Obamacare" fear the new law will fundamentally destroy much of the progress made in increasing the number of Americans with ...

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Storm Stella: Fears of United States travel chaos as thousands of flights cancelled

Storm Stella: Fears of United States travel chaos as thousands of flights cancelled

New York City public schools - the largest school system in the United States - canceled classes on Tuesday. Blizzard warnings were issued in parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts and upstate NY - wit...

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Amec Foster Wheeler PLC (AMEC) Given Average Rating of

Amec Foster Wheeler PLC (AMEC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. The brokerage now has a GBX 530 ($6.55) price objective on the stock. Ann Massey, president of Amec Foster Wheeler's En...

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3-year-old found dead on Morganton porch in frigid weather

3-year-old found dead on Morganton porch in frigid weather

Investigators believe the boy, who celebrated his third birthday on Tuesday, wandered outside in the night while wind chill values fell zero. "I am sorry for everybody involved and the community is pr...

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